Identifying Strange and Uncommon Game Fish

Use our guide to identify some of the strange or uncommon fish you might encounter.

Anglers are great at identifying popular game fish they’ve caught in the past. But what if you catch a new fish that neither you nor your buddy has ever seen before? Chances are that expert scientists have identified it. In this section, scroll through the many images Sport Fishing fans have sent to us over the years in search of identification. And be armed and ready with new knowledge the next time that oddball species slurps your bait.